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Colour Managing Black and White Photography

Colour management for black and white photography sounds almost oxymoronic. Why would a black and white photographer need to invest time and money in a technology that sounds as though it only applies to colour photography? The reason that all black and white photographers should have their workflows properly colour managed is that as far […]

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Why are my prints too dark? They’re not, you just think they are.

Why are my prints too dark? This is one of the questions I get asked most often. You’ve invested in a decent printer, good media and downloaded a printer profile or had one made. You’ve got a good monitor and calibrated it. But still your prints are coming out dark. I must have heard this […]

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RGB Working Space – Which one to use in Photoshop?

RGB colour spaces

The are three popular RGB working space profiles you could use in Adobe Photoshop’s –  sRGB, Adobe RGB (1998) and ProPhoto RGB. If you look around the net you’ll find vehement arguments in favour of each of them and just as many listing their shortcomings. The truth is that there is no right and wrong answer to the question of which RGB […]

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